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First Responder Injuries

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

If you are injured at work or develop a condition or disease over time because of the kind of work you do, then you may be covered for treatment, lost wages and permanent damage, so you should see an attorney with strong experience and credentials in Workers’ Compensation Law. Almost all employers, by law, must […]

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Inappropriate or Negligent Surgery

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Surgery can be a frightening experience, but if we ever have to go under the surgeon’s knife, we all hope that the surgery will be carried out correctly. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and compensation claims arising out of negligently performed surgery are on the increase. One particular area of surgical treatment in […]

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Birth Injuries

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

You loved and protected your unborn child since the moment you learned of his or her conception. You chose a doctor and hospital carefully. You worked to provide the safest and most nurturing environment for your baby. Nothing was supposed to go wrong. Now, the joy of the birth of your child is dampened because […]

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Failure To Treat Or Diagnose

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

One of the more common types of malpractice occurs when a doctor or hospital fails to properly treat, or ignores, a medical condition. When a patient presents his symptoms the doctor will typically make a differential diagnoses. This is a systematic method to identify the disease or injury causing a patient’s symptoms. Before a medical […]

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Recreational Products

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Recreational product defects cause injuries that were avoidable. Manufacturers must ensure that their product is safe for the customer who purchases it. This is especially true when the item is used for sports and recreational activities. Participation in a recreational sporting activity always involves some degree of risk (falling off a bike, being tackled in […]

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Machinery and Equipment

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Like most construction or industrial tools, a bulldozer, power saw and drill press allow workers to accomplish tasks impossible with bare hands. That multiplication of force, when misdirected by a defective machine or poorly designed tool, is extremely dangerous. The manufacturer or distributor of defective machinery or an unsafe tool is responsible for any injury […]

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Medical Devices and Drugs

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Patients taking pharmaceutical medications expect to see improvement in their health, not deterioration. If a personal injury or wrongful death occurs, the victim has the right to pursue compensation for medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, physical and emotional trauma, and other losses. Medical complications and other drug-related injuries could be caused by improper prescription or administration […]

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Automotive Products

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

In order to recover full compensation in cases involving serious or fatal car accidents, our attorneys work to identify all factors involved. One question our legal team always investigates is “Did a motor vehicle defect cause the crash?” Attorneys at Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki work with an Accident Reconstructionist and other scientific experts […]

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Household Products

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Products made for use in and around the house can be dangerous to adults and children. Consumers need to be protected from these dangerous and defective products. A defect can turn a household item that appears safe into a dangerous product that can cause serious injuries. Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki attorneys recognize consumers […]

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Children’s Toys and Apparel

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

In the past few years, there seems to have been an epidemic of lead-infested toys being imported from China. Defective products are a major cause of injuries among children. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s report of Toy-Related Deaths and Injuries in Calendar Year 2006, there were 220,500 toy-related injuries treated in U.S. […]

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